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Distance Running 2011 January – March

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Published January 2011

Cover: If there is just one race a Marathon runner must do once in their running life it is the Athens Classic Marathon, where it all started…



News from World Athletics

A sea of green: IAAF/SINOPEC World Half Marathon Championships

By Bob Ramsak
With its sprawling parks and tree-lined streets and boulevards, Nanning is known as China’s Green City.


Looking back over 2500 years

By Paul Anastasi
Celebrations of the 2500th anniversary of the Battle of Marathon have ignored the astounding story of the first ever mass marathon, argues Paul Anastasi

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News from AIMS, IAAF, WMRA and IAU; Race dates; Race contact details.


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